Porphyry copper prospect in Primorskiy kray, Russian Federation

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Pacific Margin (142pCu8514)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Russian Federation
State or province Primorskiy kray
Geographic location 135.0367, 45.1364
Geologic map unit 135.0367, 45.1364
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Cretaceous
Age reference Kamitani and others (2007)
Minerals argentite, arsenopyrite, bismuthinite, chalcopyrite, cinnabar, enargite, freibergite, galena, glaucodot, gold, marcasite, pyrite, pyrrhotite, sphalerite
Associated rocks syenite
Tectonic setting mixed
Stratigraphic age Cretaceous

Commodity and development information

Development status Unknown
Major commodities Cu
Minor commodities Au
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Comments Deposits consists of veinlet and disseminated minerals in syenite.
Study area name Northeast Asia
References Petrachenko and others (1991); Nokleberg and others (2003); Nokleberg and others (2006); Kamitani and others (2007)
Site reference Mihalasky, Ludington, Alexeiev, and others (2015)
Kamitani, Masaharu; Okumura, Kimio; Teraoka, Yoji; Miyano, Sumiko; and Watanabe, Yasusi, 2007, Mineral deposit data of mineral resources map of east Asia, with explanatory notes: Japan Geological Survey, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, 19 p., 1 map on 2 sheets, scale 1:3,000,000, accessed April, 2011, at, and at, W.J., Bounaeva, T.M., Miller, R.J., Seminskiy, Z.V., and Diggles, M.F. eds., 2003, Significant metalliferous and selected non-metalliferous lode deposits, and selected placer districts of northeast Asia: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 03-220, 422 p., CD-ROM. (Also available at, W.J., Miller, R.J., and Diggles, M.F., eds., 2006, Geographic information systems (GIS) spatial data compilation of geodynamic, tectonic, metallogenic, mineral deposit, and geophysical maps and associated descriptive data for northeast Asia: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1150, 11 p. and digital data, CD-ROM. (Also available at
Petrachenko, R.I., Petrachenko, E.D., and Rodionov, A.N., 1991, On polygenous and polychronous mineralization in the Orochinsky-Primankinsky volcanic field of the central Sikhote-Alin area, in Khomich, V.G., ed., Relationships between different mineralization types in volcanic-plutonic belts of the Asia-Pacific juncture zone: Vladivostok, USSR Academy of Sciences, Far East Geological Institute, p. 95–110. [In Russian.]